Weekly Messenger 4/15/19

Upcoming Important Dates

  • April 18th – No Late Start – 1st hour begins at 8:15 a.m.
  • April 18th – School Improvement Day – 1:00 p.m. dismissal
  • April 19th – Vacation Day – NO SCHOOL
  • April 22nd – School in session
  • April 22nd – Prom Tickets (see information below)

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Thursday, April 18th –  No Late Start – 1:00 p.m. Dismissal

On Thursday, April  18th there will be no Late Start.  School will begin at 8:15 a.m. and dismiss at 1:00 p.m.  Lunch will be served. The bell schedule is as follows:

0 hour – 7:10 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

1st hour – 8:15 a.m. – 8:46 a.m.

2nd hour – 8:51 a.m. – 9:22 a.m.

3rd hour – 9:27 a.m. – 9:58 a.m.

4th hour Lunch – 10:03 a.m. – 10:34 a.m.

4/5 hour – 10:03 a.m. – 10:34 a.m.

5/6 hour – 10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

6th hour Lunch – 10:39 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

6/7 hour – 10:39 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

7/8 hour – 11:15 a.m. – 11:46 a.m.

8th hour Lunch – 11:15 a.m. – 11:46 a.m.

9th hour – 11:51 a.m. – 12:22 p.m.

10th hour – 12:27 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Junior/Senior Prom Tickets:

Prom tickets go on sale Monday, April 22nd through Friday, May 3rd during lunches in the cafeteria. ALL PAST DUE  LIBRARY, CAFETERIA AND PARKING FINES MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO PURCHASING TICKETS.The cost is $130 for a couple and $65 for an individual.  Out of town guest forms are due prior to purchasing tickets, and can be picked up in the athletic office. Prom will take place Saturday, May 11th at the NIU Duke Ellington Ballroom from 6pm-11pm and post prom will take place at Four Season Bowling Alley starting at 12am.  No need to attend prom in order to attend post prom, sign up will take place during ticket sales.

Summer School Enrollment – now open

SHS Summer School Enrollment is now open.  Students can pick up forms in the Counseling Office or you can click here to download applications.  Payment can be made by making checks payable to, Sycamore High School, or paid through the Webstore. Payment is due at the time of application. Please attach online payment receipt to the application to complete the registration process. Speech is closed however students are currently being added to a wait list.  

Enrichment Speaker

There is no late start on Thursday, April 18th due to the 1:00 p.m. dismissal so there will be no Enrichment Speaker.  

Parent Tip

Have your son/daughter check their student email for testing information for students 9th-11th.  Seniors, it is a great day to fill out scholarships.

Sycamore High School Tutoring

No tutoring on Sunday, April 21st.  Tutoring will resume on Tuesday, April 23rd.

College Visits

The following colleges will be visiting at Sycamore High School.  Please sign-up through Naviance.

Tues., April 16 – Upper Iowa University – 1st hour

Tues., April 23 – Western Illinois University – 3rd hour

SHS Athletics

Dance team tryouts:


Monday, May 6th : 3:30-5:30pm

Tuesday, May 7th : 3:30-5:30pm

Thursday, May 9th : 3:30-Until Auditions are complete **NEW DATE**

***All 3 Dates Mandatory***

***Parent/Dancer Informational Meeting: May 6th at 5:30pm in the SHS Cafeteria; This will be our Q&A/Informational Meeting that is STRONGLY suggested to attend***


Sycamore High School Dance Studio

More information can be found at il.8to18.com/SycamoreHS